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A collection of news and information related to Republican Party published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
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  • Michigan's Snyder clashes with fellow Republicans on union pay

    LANSING, Mich. As Republicans across the U.S. try to erode union power and protections, in Michigan they're running into an unlikely stumbling block: Republican Gov. Rick Snyder. The Republican-dominated Legislature is trying to repeal Michigan's 50-...
  • Martin Schram: Fixing a highly debatable numbers game

    There's a former Republican National Committee chief who could teach his present-day successor, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, why he, Fox News and CNN co-conspirators must urgently fix something they apparently don't realize they've just flummoxed up....
  • Trade votes play big in 2016 politics

    WASHINGTON Rob Portman isn't a bomb thrower. But his pitch last week for an amendment cracking down on countries that artificially weaken their currencies threatened to blow up President Barack Obama's trade agenda, and exposed a deep split in...
  • Nick Berry: Pols trapped by negative campaigns

    Nick Berry: Pols trapped by negative campaigns
    Gov. Larry Hogan, County Executive Steve Schuh and Mayor Mike Pantelides ran on platforms of a singular "No." No to more taxes in favor of tax cuts, no to big government, no to expensive developments and no to big spending. Except for Schuh talking...
  • Early voting opens in primary to replace US Rep. Schock

    Early voting is starting in the special primary election to replace former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who resigned earlier this year from his seat in a central Illinois district. A consent decree sets forth that Thursday be the first day for early voting....
  • Health law court case winner could be political loser

    The party that wins the impending Supreme Court decision on President Barack Obama's health care law could be the political loser. If the Republican-backed challenge to the law's subsidies for lower-earning Americans prevails, the GOP would have achieved...
  • Obama pursues Democrats on trade in test of his clout on Capitol Hill

    Obama pursues Democrats on trade in test of his clout on Capitol Hill
    As a proposal over a major trade deal reached a critical point in the Senate last week, lawmakers reported a rare occurrence: last-minute calls from President Obama. His calls ultimately helped ensure that the pact, a key item of his agenda, remained...
  • Divisive anti-gay marriage bill falls in Texas Legislature

    Divisive efforts by Texas Republicans to defy the U.S. Supreme Court if same-sex marriage is legalized ended Wednesday night with conservative finger-pointing and opponents feeling relieved. The first session under Republican Gov. Greg Abbott will end...
  • GOP bid to ban gay marriage in Texas dies in state Senate

    AUSTIN, Texas Republican legislation seeking to create a permanent ban on gay marriage died Wednesday night without a vote in the Texas Senate. The anti-gay marriage language, added to a "shell bill" designed to be a safe harbor for legislation that...
  • Texas' open-carry bill derailed

    AUSTIN, Texas Inches from the finish line, a bill allowing for openly carried handguns was derailed Wednesday by law enforcement objections to language limiting the ability of police to stop and question those with a gun. Meantime, another high-profile...
  • Is Fiorina shadowing Clinton's campaign?

    Might Republican presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina be shadowing Hillary Rodham Clinton's Democratic campaign? She says she's not. So why is she pretty much standing in Clinton's shadow? On Wednesday, the GOP underdog spoke to the press on a sidewalk...